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PALLADIO, Andrea. Traicté Des cinq Ordres d'Architecture... Traduit.. Augmenté de nouvelles inventions pour l'Art de bien bastir Par le Sr.Le Muet. [Traicté Des Galleries, Entrées, Salles, Antichambres, & chambres... Par le Sr.Le Muet,] Paris: F.Langlois, 1645, 2 parts in one volume, 4° (183 x 133mm), FIRST EDITION, ENGRAVED THROUGHOUT, 2 titles, 2 additional titles, 74 full-page illustrations, 15 diagrams within the text (first additional title with ownership inscription excised from upper blank margin), 18th-century calf (neatly rebacked in the 19th-century). [Cf. Fowler 216 (collation varies slightly)].

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PALLADIO, Andrea. Traicté Des cinq Ordres d'Architecture... Traduit.. Augmenté de nouvelles inventions pour l'Art de bien bastir Par le Sr.Le Muet. [Traicté Des Galleries, Entrées, Salles, Antichambres, & chambres... Par le Sr.Le Muet,] Paris: F.Langlois, 1645, 2 parts in one volume, 4° (183 x 133mm), FIRST EDITION, ENGRAVED THROUGHOUT, 2 titles, 2 additional titles, 74 full-page illustrations, 15 diagrams within the text (first additional title with ownership inscription excised from upper blank margin), 18th-century calf (neatly rebacked in the 19th-century). [Cf. Fowler 216 (collation varies slightly)].
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Sir Wyndham Knatchbull, armorial bookplate.

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See front cover illustration, showing the second of the two additional engraved titles.
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